January 20, 2017 Los Angeles, CA – Camp Dreamcatcher has been awarded a grant for $10,000 from the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. The grant will be used to support HIV positive youth at Camp Dreamcatcher’s Therapeutic and Educational Camp Session. A total of 130 youth will attend the camp session during the week of August 20-26, 2017.
Camp Dreamcatcher is honored to be recognized for our unique work in the community. “The work that Camp Dreamcatcher does to help people affected by HIV/AIDS is impressive, and very much aligned with Elizabeth Taylor’s passionate commitment to the cause,” said Joel Goldman, Managing Director of The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. “ETAF and our partners at Macy’s are thrilled to present Camp Dreamcatcher with these funds to help further our shared mission.”
Through their Cause Marketing Program, Macy’s recognizes their responsibility to the community and their concern for the needs of their neighbors. They are proud to partner with ETAF and have contributed to this grant.
About Camp Dreamcatcher
Located in Kennett Square, PA, Camp Dreamcatcher has been providing free therapeutic and educational programs to HIV/AIDS impacted youth for 21 years. Programs include a one-week camp session, weekend retreats, reunion events, mentoring programs, holiday adopt-a-family program and HIV/AIDS education, training and community outreach. Over 230 counselors, medical personnel, professionals and community members volunteer with Camp Dreamcatcher.
About The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation
Elizabeth Taylor established The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in 1991 to support organizations delivering direct care and services to people living with HIV and AIDS, especially in the most marginalized communities. Today, ETAF also provides grants for innovative HIV prevention education and advocacy programs to existing organizations around the world. With key domestic advocacy funding focuses on comprehensive sexual health education and HIV criminalization reform, ETAF continues to bring the marginalized to the center of attention and advocate for their rights.
The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation has granted to more than 675 organizations in 44 countries and nearly all 50 states in the U.S.